Apple on maps inaccuracies: ‘This is no one’s issue but ours’
Maps on iOS 6, running on an iPhone 5.
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Apple is seemingly taking more ownership over criticism that its new mapping software in iOS 6 is less accurate than its predecessor.
“We own this; we manage the vendors. This is no one’s issue but ours,” an unnamed Apple executive tells The New York Times today, which adds that the company has promises to “pour as much time and manpower into repairing Maps as it takes.”
In a column about the feature’s accuracy, The Times adds that “well over 99 percent” of the feature’s data set is accurate.
The admissions come on the heels…
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